Manchester, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Reggie Jackson dropped 29 points and
eight assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder held off a late surge to down the
Philadelphia 76ers, 103-99, in preseason play from Manchester.
Jackson sank six free throws in the final minute to help seal the win for OKC,
its second victory in as many tries so far this preseason. Kevin Durant
tallied 21 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds in the triumph and Serge
Ibaka added 18 points and 11 boards.
Tony Wroten hit 4-of-8 from behind the arc and paced the Sixers with 20 points
off the bench. Evan Turner had 19 points while Specer Hawes chipped in 11
points and nine rebounds.
Both teams were coming off wins in their preseason debuts against
international opponents. The Thunder upended Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce
Ulker, 95-82, and the Sixers escaped Spain with an 106-104 win over Bilbao
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